As reported in The Columbia News 61 years ago, Oct. 10, 1940
One of the loveliest affairs ever to be given in Grovetown occurred last Saturday at the home of Mrs. H.H. Brand. Members of the Clifford Memorial Presbyterian Church entertained in honor of Mary Knox Hawes, who is marrying the Rev. Samuel H. Zealy on Oct. 15.
The honoree was wearing a lovely of starched white material accented by a red taffeta sash and a corsage of Joanna Hill roses.
Also, Mrs. T.H. Dozier of Thomson entertained delightfully with a kitchen shower for her niece, Miss Hawes.
Vases of flowers in rich autumn shades adorned the rooms where the guests assembled. Ice cream in the shape of wedding bells and small white cakes decorated with green bells were served.
Mr. Wilson E. Still, the county agent, leaves Thursday for the National Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Penn., with his champion 4-H Club dairy team from Greene County.
Harlem High School faculty members will perform a three-act play entitled ''Crashing Society.''
The play tells the story of the Dulligans, a newly rich family who have moved to New York and try to fit into the aristocratic society.
Cast members include Prof. O.A. Henderson, Mrs. R.E. Whiddon, Miss Helen Paschal, Prof. W.K. Warren, Miss Catherine McCorkle, Robert W. Davidson and Miss Louise Miller.
Prominent farmer and landowner O.P. Morris died early Sunday at the age of 81. He had been sick for six weeks.
Mr. Morris was a native of Columbia County and had lived his entire life in Columbia and McDuffie Counties.
He is survived by four sons: J.B. Morris, O.F. Morris, S.C. Morris and P.B. Morris, all of Thomson; three daughters, Mrs. J.W. Eubanks, Harlem; Mrs. Frazier Crawford ad Mrs. Jetta O'Connor, both of Augusta; and a great number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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